SB 710 Standards of Quality; quality instruction.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Standards of Quality; quality instruction. Amends Standard 1 of the Standards of Quality to express the belief of the General Assembly and the Board of Education that the quality of public education is dependent upon quality instruction that enables each student to become a productive and educated citizen of Virginia and of the United States. Standard 1 currently acknowledges the need for quality instruction as supported by appropriate benefits and compensation. The measure also reiterates the legislature’s duty to fund public education as set forth in the Virginia Constitution.

Full text:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/10/02 033920518  pdf | impact statement
01/20/03  Senate: Printed as engrossed 033920518-E  pdf | impact statement
02/27/03  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB710ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/31/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0861)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Senate amendments
Conference amendments

Status:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/10/02 033920518
01/08/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/03  Senate: Reported from Ed. & H. with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
01/17/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/17/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
01/20/03  Senate: Read second time
01/20/03  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
01/20/03  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
01/20/03  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
01/20/03  Senate: Printed as engrossed 033920518-E
01/21/03  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/21/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
01/23/03  House: Placed on Calendar
01/23/03  House: Read first time
01/23/03  House: Referred to Committee on Education
02/05/03  House: Reported from Education (17-Y 5-N)
02/06/03  House: Read second time
02/07/03  House: Read third time
02/07/03  House: Passed House (48-Y 47-N)
02/07/03  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (48-Y 47-N)
02/07/03  House: Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
02/07/03  House: Passed by for the day
02/10/03  House: Read third time
02/10/03  House: Amendments by Del. Lingamfelter agreed to
02/10/03  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/10/03  House: Passed House with amendments (80-Y 19-N)
02/10/03  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (80-Y 19-N)
02/12/03  Senate: House amendments rejected by Senate (5-Y 35-N)
02/12/03  Senate: VOTE: REJECTED HOUSE AMENDMENTS (5-Y 35-N)
02/13/03  House: House insisted on amendments
02/13/03  House: House requested conference committee
02/14/03  Senate: Senate acceded to request (37-Y 0-N)
02/14/03  Senate: VOTE: ACCEDE CONF. COMM. (37-Y 0-N)
02/17/03  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/17/03  House: Delegates: Reid, Lingamfelter, Amundson
02/18/03  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/18/03  Senate: Senators: Puller, Blevins, Deeds
02/19/03  House: Conference report agreed to by House (82-Y 10-N)
02/19/03  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (82-Y 10-N)
02/20/03  Senate: Reading of conference report waived
02/20/03  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)
02/20/03  Senate: VOTE: CONF. COMMITTEE RPT. (38-Y 1-N)
02/27/03  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB710ER)
03/05/03  Senate: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/22/03  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 861 (effective 7/1/03)
03/31/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0861)